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Petition of Citizens of New York to Abraham Lincoln, undated [circa 1862], page .
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Undated petition, probably circa 1862, to United States President Abraham Lincoln from citizens of New York requesting that the governor of New York be authorized to raise a number of regiments composed wholly or partly of African American troops, including the signatures and addresses of petitioners. In scroll form, appproximately 25 feet long. Printed document signed.
New York (N.Y.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Mss Collection - BV Petitions
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